2 - 3 weeks
DEB (diepoxybutane) Test
MMC (mitomycin C) Test
Fanconi Anemia by DEB
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Cytogenetic quantitation of chromosomal breakage in response to diepoxybutane (DEB) and mitomycin C (MMC).
Diagnosis of Fanconi Anemia (FA)
Interpretive report provided.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect specimen in a green top tube (sodium heparin). Send 20 mL (minimum 3 mL) intact specimen at room temperature. Skin biopsy specimens are also acceptable. Specimens are accepted by MLabs Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday only (specimen must be received by MLabs by 6:00 pm). Specimen must be accompanied by a Dana Farber consent form (available from MLabs) signed by the ordering physician.